The Roman History Reading Group

Reading List for 2011

January 5 All Roads Lead to Murder: A Case from the Notebooks of Pliny the Younger (author chat)
by Albert Bell  Irene's review / N.S. Gill's review
January 19 & February 2 The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
by Adrienne Mayor  BMCR review / N.S. Gill's review
Also as Kindle edition
Author Chat on February 2.
February 16 Conspirata: A Novel of Ancient Rome
by Robert Harris
Also as Kindle and iBook editions
March 2 Horace, Selections: The Odes
Online Kline translation
at Gutenberg
March 16, April 6 & 20 How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower
by Adrian Goldsworthy
Also as Kindle edition
May 4 Salammbo
by Gustave Flaubert
Also as Kindle and iBook editions
at Gutenberg
May 18 & June 1 Strabo, Geography (details to come). Strabo of Amasia.
at Perseus
June 15 The Silver Branch
by Rosemary Sutcliff
July 6 & 13
(note revised date)
Tiberius Caesar by G.P. Baker
Annals by Tacitus and Cassius Dio as background
August Recess
September 7 & 21 Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic
by Robert O'Connell
Also as Kindle edition
October 5 How to Mellify A Corpse: And Other Human Stories of Ancient Science & Superstition (author chat)
by Vicki León  Irene's review / N.S. Gill's review
October 19 Pharaoh (Kleopatra, Volume II)
by Karen Essex  Irene's review / N.S. Gill's review
Also as Kindle and iBook editions
November 2 Cleopatra's Heir
by Gillian Bradshaw  Irene's review
Also as Kindle edition
November 16 The Pericles Commission (author chat)
by Gary Corby  Irene's review / N.S. Gill's review
Also as Kindle edition
December 7 Time to Depart
by Lindsey Davis
December 14 Arms of Nemesis
by Steven Saylor
Also as Kindle and iBook editions

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